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The Jacksonville Equestrian Center Helps Hope Therapy Riders Prepare for Florida State Special Olympics

Ever since mother and daughter duo Marianne and Rebecca Davenport founded Hope Therapy in Middleburg, Florida 15 years ago, they have been working tirelessly to improve the lives of children and adults with special needs by using equine-assisted activities and therapy. This spring, the Davenports turned to the nearby Jacksonville Equestrian Center for help with […]

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The Dressage Foundation’s Century Club Welcomes Olwen Busch of the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

Jacksonville, FL (May 27, 2016) – For equestrian Olwen Busch and her horse Filibuster, a dressage show this past weekend held very special significance. Busch competed in First Level to be officially inducted into The Dressage Foundation’s Century Club, which honors competing horses and riders whose combined age is at least 100 years old. “Since […]

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Team Roper Wins a New Dodge Truck at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

Jacksonville, FL (May 5, 2016) — For the 11th year, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center proudly hosted the National Team Roping League (NTRL) Truck Roping Competition in Jacksonville, Florida. The fan-favorite event encouraged team ropers from all over the southeastern United States to compete for the chance to win a 2016 Dodge 3500 Dually (four-door edition). […]

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2016 Jacksonville Spring Classic

Over $200,000 in Prize Money | $35,000 Regional Grand Prix each week | $10,000 Welcome Class | $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on the Grass Derby Field | USHJA National Hunter Derby

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Jacksonville Equestrian Center’s Agricultural Art Contest for Local Duval County Students is a Success

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center teamed up with the elementary schools of Duval County for a joint agricultural art contest called “Take it to the Jax.” Students from 11 local elementary schools created agricultural-themed artwork and submitted it to the inaugural art contest. The winning submissions were on display in February at the Jacksonville City Hall […]